cars

Ahn Young-joon/AP Photo
March 29, 2019 - 8:22 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Hyundai has found a new problem that can cause its car engines to fail or catch fire, issuing yet another recall to fix problems that have affected more than 6 million vehicles during the past 3 ½ years. The Korean automaker, under pressure from safety regulators, is recalling about...
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Imagine waking up and walking outside to find your parked car with the side smashed in, headlights broken, and the mirror on the ground. That's what happened to several neighbors in West Oak Lane Sunday morning.
Antionette Lee/KYW Newsradio
Antionette Lee
March 24, 2019 - 1:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Imagine waking up and walking outside to find your parked car with the side smashed in, headlights broken, and the mirror on the ground. That's what happened to several neighbors in West Oak Lane Sunday morning. "I was right here in the living room by the window and...
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Close up of man with smartphone driving car.
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March 21, 2019 - 4:53 pm
By Dr. Edith Bracho-Sanchez, CNN (CNN) -- States with bans on texting while driving saw an average 4% reduction in emergency department visits after motor vehicle crashes, an equivalent of 1,632 traffic-related emergency department visits per year, according to a new analysis. Researchers examined...
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Volvo is taking a bold - and some might say "big brothery" - step toward its goal that no one is killed or seriously injured in its new cars.
Courtesy of Volvo
Ian Bush
March 20, 2019 - 7:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Volvo is taking a bold — and some might say "big brothery" — step toward its goal that no one is killed or seriously injured in its new cars. With cameras and sensors in the car, Volvo's driver monitoring system will watch for signs of distraction and intoxication,...
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Police believe two men were responsible for slashing the tires of dozens of cars along seven blocks of Media Street in West Philadelphia.
Steve Tawa/KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
March 19, 2019 - 4:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police believe two men were responsible for slashing the tires of dozens of cars in West Philadelphia Neighborhood in what frustrated neighbors call a senseless crime. The puncture route is seven blocks of Media Street. between 54th and 61st streets. One Jeep Cherokee...
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Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele outside Upper Merion Township building.
Ian Bush/KYW Newsradio
Ian Bush
March 18, 2019 - 3:58 pm
UPPER MERION TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Drivers: Watch your speed and other habits that might get you in trouble, because police are watching you. That’s the message from police departments in the Philadelphia area at the start of a new crackdown on aggressive behaviors behind the wheel. "We'...
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Authorities are searching for a man they say is attempting to lure boys near gas stations in and around North and Northwest Philadelphia.
Courtesy of Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
March 14, 2019 - 6:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities are searching for a man they say is attempting to lure boys near gas stations in and around North and Northwest Philadelphia. They believe it's the same person from a few years ago. The latest incident happened on Sunday at a station on Hunting Park Avenue...
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Dreamstime
Paul Kurtz
March 14, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia has some of the most aggressive drivers in the country, according to a newly released study. Philadelphia ranks second, just above Sacramento and right beneath LA, on the GasBuddy study of top cities with the most aggressive drivers. This comes as no...
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Dreamstime
Mike DeNardo
March 12, 2019 - 5:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's pothole season. And if your car is wrecked by a deep crater on a city street, Philadelphia has a process to reimburse you for damages. It happens a few dozen times a year. Drivers whose tires, rims or axles are wrecked after whacking a pothole look to the City to...
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In this Feb. 14, 2019, photo, this photo shows the Honda logo on a sign at the 2019 Pittsburgh International Auto Show in Pittsburgh.
Gene J. Puskar/AP Photo, File
March 11, 2019 - 7:40 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Honda will be recalling about 1 million older vehicles in the U.S. and Canada because the Takata driver's air bag inflators that were installed during previous recalls could be dangerous. Documents posted Monday by Canadian safety regulators show that Honda is recalling many of its...
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